shoot down a government flack. -- flag. >> those were images coming out of damascus today. for it more on the attacks today, a state department spokesman is here with us. it was most likely to blame? >> as you noted, quickly, the government blamed al qaeda. that is in their interest to do that. it could be al qaeda. in one respect, if it is al qaeda, it is the simplest explanation. al qaeda has been largely sidelined this year. it would be a chance to get back in the game. more likely, it is 870 attack -- a suni attack.